Today I have some exciting news for you! My company itnetx gmbh will merge business with Syliance IT Services! Both companies are elite Microsoft system integrator partners located in Switzerland, both with a strong focus on Microsoft products and technologies. Our team will instantly grow to 25+ people and to 30 by the beginning of September.
With that merger of the Nr. 1 and Nr.2 datacenter partners in Switzerland (together we were awarded with the “Microsoft Partner of the Year – Datacenter” for the last 4 years in a row!) we will not only get stronger in the infrastructure area, we will also start pushing our cloud investments in Office 365 and software development instantly. All services will be delivered under the new company named itnetX AG starting July 1 2015. More details can be found on the company website under www.itnetx.ch or in the official press release below.
This is a very exciting day for the whole team and we are all lookin forward to a great “Cloud First, Mobile First” future together with Microsoft.
Official Press Release
BERN/ZÜRICH. Two of the most important companies in the field of Microsoft Workplace, Cloud and Management Solutions, Syliance IT Services GmbH and itnetx gmbh, will merge as of 1st July 2015 to form the new company, itnetX AG.
A situation of market collaboration will prove to be fruitful: „This fusion makes sense and is
important”, says Markus Erlacher, CEO of itnetx gmbh, „we will combine our energies, create synergy and send a clear signal of intent that we are committed to growth and business expansion”. The merger of the two companies will strengthen the market leadership and enable more customers more intensive treatment from the company offices in Bern and Glattbrugg, Zürich.
„The ability to offer integrated solutions and services in the rapidly-evolving IT markets is essential for our success”, says Dieter Gasser, CEO of Syliance IT Services GmbH. „With this merger we are consolidating and expanding our range of services; we can offer our customers proprietary software solutions and architecture and process consulting, in addition to systems integration and managed services”.
The newly-formed itnetX AG is aiming at changes in the IT market and the Microsoft Cloud First, Mobile First strategy lies at the heart of the business model. The new organization comprises 5 strategic business units: Modern Workplace Solutions, Management Solutions, Cloud and Datacenter Solutions, and Software Solutions, all of which are complemented by Managed Services.
With focus on Microsoft-based solutions, the future portfolio will include SaaS offerings and
services such as Office 365, Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Intune and System Center, Windows Client and Windows Server. The whole package is rounded off with a range of software products targeted at Private and Public Cloud environments. This allows itnetX AG to advise customers much more comprehensively and bring added value to their business.
The work of itnetX AG also includes a continued active participation in the community with various blogs, book publications, 5 highly qualified MVPs (Most Valuable Professional) and private events such as the annual System Center Universe Europe (www.systemcenteruniverse.eu).